Through coincidence or on purpose, Stacey Silverman has worked in many facets of the television business. Starting as an actor and then moving into casting, Stacey now works in the programming department of CBS Studios.
Through coincidence or on purpose, Stacey Silverman has worked in many facets of the television business. She grew up in Washington D.C. and started acting in regional theater at the age of 7 years old. After graduating Tufts University, she moved to Los Angeles to work as an actor. She appeared on a variety of different TV shows throughout the years and, as she performed in and auditioned for roles, also worked in TV casting. Employed by ASG Casting and Shooting from the Hip, she cast commercials as well as a number of reality shows such as Supernanny, for which she was able to travel the country looking for suitable parents and children. Since 2006, Stacey has worked at CBS TV Studios. As a TV executive in the current programming department, she has worked on shows like Cold Case, Numb3rs, Harper’s Island, Flashpoint and Blue Bloods. She is involved in every step of the creative process from the story outline stage to the final cut. She also acts as the go-between for the show producers and network. In 2008 she widened her scope and began working in cable development as well. In her cable development capacity, Stacey has worked with writers, directors, and producers to pitch half hour and one hour shows to a variety of cable networks including Showtime, AMC, FX, A&E, USA, and TNT. Recently, she has worked on the USA pilot Common Law, which was shot in February of 2011 and currently awaiting a series pick-up order.